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Department of Justice

U.S. Attorney's Office
Middle District of Pennsylvania
Gerard M. Karam, United States Attorney
For Immediate Release
Wednesday, April 3, 2024

Dauphin County Man Charged with Stealing 13 Firearms from Licensed Firearms Dealer

HARRISBURG - The United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced that Edwin Rojas Cordova, age 20, of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, was indicted by a federal grand jury on a charge of stealing firearms from a licensed dealer.   

According to United States Attorney Gerard M. Karam, the indictment alleges that on December 27, 2022, Cordova stole 13 firearms from a licensed firearm dealer located in Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania.

The case was investigated by the ATF.  Assistant U.S. Attorney Joseph J. Terz is prosecuting the case.          

The maximum penalty under federal law for this offense is 10 years of imprisonment, a term of supervised release following imprisonment, and a fine. A sentence following a finding of guilt is imposed by the Judge after consideration of the applicable federal sentencing statutes and the Federal Sentencing Guidelines.

Indictments are only allegations. All persons charged are presumed to be innocent unless and until found guilty in court.

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